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Dermatologists Raise Concern for Hydroquinone Banning

Dermatologists have raised their voice against the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) proposed rule banning over-the-counter availability of hydroquinone.

Regulation for Organic Personal Care

A task force headed by the National Standards Foundation is expected to launch standards for organic personal care products by Summer 2007.

Regulatory Review: EU Update: Animal Origin Materials and Other SCCP Opinions

This column outlines recent advancements in EU regulation. It discusses regulation of animal origin ingredients in addition to SCCP opinions on coumarin, parabens, toluene, triclosan, HC Red No. 1 and 4-methylbenzylidene camphor.

China Gets Tougher on Cosmetics

The list of substances banned from cosmetics in China has doubled, effective July 1, 2007.

California Questions Safety of Anthraquinone

OEHHA, the lead organization for the implementation of Proposition 65 in California has once again extended the closing date for public comment regarding its intent to list anthraquinone.

Cosmetic Valley and UNITIS Partner

A partnership agreement has been announced between Cosmetic Valley and UNITIS.

Eye Products Containing Lead Banned in Maryland

Best Foods Inc. (New York) has agreed to stop selling eye cosmetic products that contain lead in Maryland.

Tech Edge--Getting Ready for REACH

C&T magazine welcomes this new column, Tech Edge, to the regular 2007 lineup. Mindy Goldstein, PhD, of Estée Lauder will explore various topics of concern to the cosmetics and personal care industry, beginning with the REACH legislation in Europe.

Brunei Bans Cosmetic Products

The Ministry of Health in Brunei has banned 27 cosmetic products that contain potentially harmful substances.

CIR Reviews Safety for 17 Ingredients

At the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel's 101st meeting, a total of 17 separate ingredient reports were considered.

EU Parliament Adopts Compromise Text for REACH

Yesterday the European Union Parliament adopted the compromise text for the European chemicals regulation, REACH.

CIR Reopens Assessment on Calendula Officinalis

After receiving a report from UNITIS, CIR is once again investigating the safety of Calendula officinalis in leave-on cosmetics.

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